Jowar Upma ज्वार उपमा

50 minutes
Jowar Upma ज्वार उपमा Recipe - Ranveer Brar


1 Cup Jowar, rinsed and soaked overnight

Salt, to taste

For Upma

1 tbsp Oil

½ tsp Mustard Seeds

1-2 Green Chili, slit

5-6 Curry Leaves

2 tsp Urad Dal

A Pinch of Asafoetida

1 -inch Ginger, chopped

1 Medium Onion, chopped

¼ Cup Carrot, chopped & blanched

¼ Cup Green Beans, chopped & blanched

¼ Cup Green Peas, cooked

Salt, to taste

2 tbsp Fresh Coriander, chopped


  • Drain the water from jowar.
  • In a pressure cooker, pour in 3 cups of water. Transfer jowar in the pressure along with salt, mix well and cover with lid. Cook for 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and let the pressure release on its own.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai. Add mustard seeds, green chili, curry leaves and let them crackle.
  • Add urad and stir till golden in colour. Now add in asafoetida, ginger and saute till fragrant.
  • Add onion and saute till translucent.
  • Add all the vegetables and saute on high flame for few minutes. Cover with a lid and let it cook for 2-3mins.
  • Remove the lid add salt and mix well.
  • Now add in cooked jowar and saute for 3-4minutes.
  • Add chopped coriander, mix and turn off the flame. Serve hot with lemon wedge on side.

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